Braided Sesame Loaf

Braided Sesame Loaf Recipe
Oxmoor House

Yield:

10 servings (serving size: 1/10 of loaf)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes
Rise: 1 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 138
Fat 3.1 g
Satfat 0.2 g
Protein 5.6 g
Carbohydrate 23.7 g
Cholesterol 21 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 259 mg
Caloriesfromfat 19 %
Fiber 1.5 g
Calcium 23 mg

Ingredients

1 (1-pound) loaf frozen white bread dough
Cooking spray
1 large egg, lightly beaten
1 tablespoon sesame seeds

Preparation

Thaw dough according to package directions.

Place bread on a lightly floured surface. Roll dough to a 10 x 6-inch rectangle. Beginning 1/2 inch down from top of rectangle, and using a sharp knife, cut dough lengthwise into 3 equal strips, leaving strips attached at the top. Braid strips, pinching ends together to seal, and tucking ends under.

Place dough on a baking sheet lightly coated with cooking spray. Coat a piece of plastic wrap with cooking spray; place over braid. Let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in size. (Press two fingers into dough. If indentation remains, the dough has risen enough.)

Preheat oven to 350°.

Brush egg over dough. Sprinkle with sesame seeds. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until golden. Remove from baking sheet, and cool on a wire rack.

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection,

Oxmoor House

January 2004
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